M 5.1 in Chile on 27 May 2017 07:38 UTC
EQ parameters

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -45.7446 , -75.6282
Event Date: 27 May 2017 07:38 UTC
Exposed Population: About 300 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008vpd
Inserted at: 27 May 2017 07:57 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3 (Chile)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us10008vpd Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1169093 0 27 May 2017 07:38 5.1M, 10km N/A Few people affected 00:18 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Chile , Region of Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo (population 83,060) .

Radius Population
100 km <1000 people
75 km <1000 people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo Chile 83000 people
Los Lagos Chile 970000 people
Santa Cruz Argentina 160000 people
Chubut Argentina 370000 people
Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena Chile 140000 people

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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